BEE in the Know! Master Beekeeping Course

Considering Beekeeping? Do you want to learn more about honey bees and pollinators?...Then this course is for you!                                                   


Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping

Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping will focus on the principles of beekeeping. Learn the history of beekeeping, honeybee biology, plant and pollinator relationships, and essential equipment & requirements. By the end of this class, you will be ready to work your own colony the first year and be able to help experienced beekeepers with their hives.

Apprentice Beekeeper 
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Apprentice Beekeeper will focus on hive health and management. These include information on how to check the health of your hive, how to monitor for pests and diseases, honeybee biology, swarm management, queen replacement, and other IPM recommendations.


Classes are typically held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

$79 Individuals/$139 Couples per class*  


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This course is part of the Midwest Master Beekeeper Program.

*Only one book is included in the couples price. 

Please note, this class has a minimum enrollment number and may be canceled due to low enrollment, inclement weather, or emergencies.  We will make every effort to contact you by email or phone prior to the start date. Refunds will be issued if the course is canceled.